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The bizarre history of cellphone towers disguised as trees

The bizarre history of cellphone towers disguised as trees | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
They're tall. They're totally absurd. And they're everywhere.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 24, 2015 12:28 PM

While I'll admit that most of these cell towers aren't fooling anyone that they are actually blending into the local landscape and ecosystem, there is a reason that we work to conceal elements of modern infrastructure that are considered unsightly. 


Tags: infrastructure, technology, landscape.

LEONARDO WILD's curator insight, May 4, 2015 9:27 AM

And they are emitting vast amounts of electrosmog! What would happen to our society (civilization?) if all these electro-magnetic field emitting technologies would be seen to be more destructive to our health than we are led to believe?

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The world has fresh water, but it's full of poison

The world has fresh water, but it's full of poison | STEM Connections | Scoop.it

Images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines were terribly confronting, vividly conveying what an angry planet can dish up. But amid the destruction and death, an important point was largely missed: the world’s freshwater supplies are being degraded by a seemingly endless sequence of extreme events.


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What are you going to do to help us with the world's water?

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